Prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults with diagnosed diabetes--United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002.

@article{2004PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults with diagnosed diabetes--United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 45},
  pages={1066-8}
}
  • Published 2004 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Obesity in persons with diabetes is associated with poorer control of blood glucose levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol, placing persons with diabetes at higher risk for both cardiovascular and microvascular disease. Conversely, intentional weight loss is associated with reduced mortality among overweight persons with diabetes. CDC analyzed the prevalence of overweight and obesity among U.S. adults aged >/=20 years with previously diagnosed diabetes by using data from two surveys: the Third… CONTINUE READING

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